Mon.Jul 08, 2019

metamodernity

Harold Jarche

To an older culture, a newer one often looks amoral, as morality guides older cultures. To a newer culture, older cultures appear to be primitive, lacking complexity. But each culture has its pros and cons. The challenge in developing what Lene Rachel Andersen calls ‘ metamodernity ‘ is in taking the positive aspects of previous human cultures in order to create a global culture that can deal with the complexity of technology, climate emergency, and evolving political situations.

Decision Making in Our Increasingly Complex Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A couple of years ago I attend a seminar by University of Toronto professor Avi Goldfarb , who along with UoT colleagues has been conducting research on the economic value of AI. Goldfarb explained that the best way to assess the impact of a new radical technology is to look at how the technology reduces the cost of a widely used function.